Characteristics:

Lens culinaris is a ANNUAL growing to 0.5 m .
It is not frost tender. The species is hermaphrodite and is pollinated by Cleistogomy . The plant is self-fertile.
It can fix Nitrogen.
Suitable for: light , medium and heavy soils, prefers well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil.

Habitats:
Not known in the wild.
Cultivated Beds
Cultivated Beds

Major

Cicer lens
Ervum lens
Lens esculenta
Thjerrëza
Linte
蘭度豆
મસુર
Čočka jedlá
Lentilha cultivada
Soczewica jadalna
Mercimek
مسور
Linser
ମସୁର
レンズマメ
ምስ'ር
Dilista
මසූර්
Lentille cultivée
Mdengu
মসুর ডাল
Linse
மைசூர்ப் பருப்பு
Азықтық жасымық
Сэвэгзарам
نیسک
مرجی
Mercu
Thiết đậu
Caxtillān pitzāhuac etl
Lantrihas
Jôdnô soczewica
Наск
مھري دال
مرجیمک
עדשה תרבותית
Сочевиця звичайна
Valgomasis lęšis
Főzeléklencse
Nîsk
Леща
Povrtna leća
Llentilla
Lentilha
Леќа
Lins
སྲན་ལེབ་ཆུང་ངུ།
Φακή
Linze
렌즈콩
Lääts
Lenticchia
मसूर
Linsubaun
Lentil
Navadna leča
Sok
Šošovica jedlá
Чечевица пищевая
Mərcimək
小扁豆
Lens culinaris
Ясмăк
Corbysen corbys
ТIипало
Lento
Kylvövirvilä
ಮಸೂರ ಅವರೆ
Lēcas
Ясмык
לינזן
Lintile
Сочиво
Leća
عدس
मुसुरो
Lentella